February 15, 2012

EU's Emissions Trading System Isn't Working

Alexander Jung, Der Spiegel

Emissions trading, the European Union hoped, would limit the release of harmful greenhouse gases. But it isn't working. The price for emissions certificates has plunged, a development that is actually making coal more attractive than renewable energy.

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TAGGED: Europe, European Union, Global Warming, Climate Change, EU


February 6, 2012
Should Germany Become a BRIC?
Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
Angela Merkel has just been to Beijing, in a year when China is about to displace France as Germany’s largest trading partner. When that happens, it will be a symbolic moment. It will also encourage those currently posing... more ››